|Dr. Ben Dover
Tue Aug 10, 2004 4:59 pm
Just got my first trophy pic! Full thread of e-mails below. Mine are in BLUE.
This is the most recent e-mail from my mugu "Father Cornholio," the one that accompanied the photo. The photo is on page 63 of the trophy room.
> Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 09:08:56 -0700 (PDT)
> From: "rev. Cornholio" Add
> to Address Book
> Subject: Picture For your Perusal/Action.
> To: "Ben Dover"
> Dear Dr. Ben Dover,
> Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and I
> hope you are well.
> Please find attached the COPY of My Photograph as you
> instructed .Find also below the Bank Details once
> again for the remmittance:-
> BANK--BSIC , BENIN S.A.
> ACCOUNT NAME---GLB SARL
> ACCOUNT NUMBER--000200835301 , TELEX--5070.
> CORRESPONDENCE BANK----UBAF , PARIS
> TELEX--610334 , FAX--0147381388.
> We are looking forward to receiving a PAYMENT SLIP or
> other DETAILS regarding the remmittance of the money.
> Remain Blessed ,
> Rev. Cornholio.
> The instructions I sent you regarding the photograph
> are quite clear. This is an absolute necessity if we
> are to proceed any further with this transaction. The
> photo MUST include the fish and sign as described,
> otherwise there is no way to confirm this is you.
> Please send the photo as described by e-mail no later
> than Monday, August 9, or we will be forced to
> terminate any further correspondence with you and seek
> another worthy charity to support. As soon as I
> receive the photo, I will send you the proof of where
> I have arranged for the money transfer. Thank you.
> Dr. Ben Dover
> The Church of the Holy Mackerel>
> Mugu balks:
> DEAR Dr. Ben Dover,
> THANKS FOR YOUR MAIL,BUT AM SORRY I CANNOT GO IN FRONT
> OF SHERATON TO TAKE THE POST YOU RRQUIRE OF ME BUT IF
> YOUR ARE REALLY READY TO DO THE WORK OF GOD,YOU BETTER
> GO AHEAD TO EFFECT THE TRANSFER.
> THANKS I AWAIT YOUR RESPONSE.
> FATHER CORNHOLIO
> Punishing my new pet:
> Father Cornholio,
> I don't understand why you are now speaking to me with
> such disrespect nor why it is such a problem to send a
> simple photo. When you disrespect me, you are
> disrespecting the Church and Spirit of the Holy
> Mackerel for Pete's Sake and that is very
> disappointing. You should be very ashamed of yourself
> as a priest in the Church of the Holy Mackerel for
> Pete's Sake to be speaking to me in this manner.
> If you do not wish for our church to spend such a
> large amount of money, that is your decision but I
> have already made arrangements for the transfer of
> funds and all we are waiting on is that one simple
> photo. If you cannot do this, we will re-allocate the
> money to help the Rumpranger Rehabilitation Project in
> South America.
> If you would still like to receive the money, please
> give me a call in the US at 206-888-2470 immediately
> and let me know if you will comply. I have again sent
> you a sample of the type of photo we require.
> Dr. Ben Dover
> The Church and Spirit of the Holy Mackerel for Pete's
> Mugu gets an attitude:>
> lisetn my friend i dont have to do as u said
> okay,i am not a litle man as u might think of me and i
> cannot be a salve to you by holding what ever you said
> to me and take a picture,listen very well,if u really
> need us to continue with this deal,come over here in
> nigeria or let us meet some where in europe so that we
> can be able to see eache other face to face not photo
> as you said okay,or forget about this deal and go away
> as you said.
> bye. Father Cornholio
> My "accidental" e-mail to the scam. Mr. Samuel Uche
> Barr suddenly becomes Father Cornholio.
> Dear Father Cornholio,
> Please understand that before we can spend God's money
> we have to verify the identity of the people to whom
> we are sending the money and the name of the company
> that will perform the hospital repairs. I have seen
> your photograph so I'll know it is you if you will
> send me a current photo of yourself holding a fish
> above your head symbolizing the Church and Spirit of
> the Holy Mackerel and with your other hand holding a
> sign stating "I Ben Dover for Holy Mackerel." This is
> necessary for us to certify that you as the recepient
> are indeed a Bishop in the Church of the Holy
> Mackerel. I'm sorry to trouble you but my association
> Mr. A'swipe' is rather strict in this requirement.
> Also, please have the construction company prepare a
> written estimate that will cover the damage done by
> the rumprangers to your end. I also have to make sure
> that #10 nails are used throughout and that new wood
> (no used or recycled wood) is used. Any local wood
> will do, and we prefer hardwoods with no vaseline.
> The $90,000 is ready to be transferred when you meet
> these usual and necessary conditions of the Church.
> Mr. A'swipe' would like to see your photo for
> verification by Monday, August 9, in order for him to
> approve the money transfer before he leaves for his
> annual three-month missionary with Rev. Ibin Yankinof
> on Tuesday.
> Faithfully in the Spirit of the Holy Mackerel,
> Rev. Ben Dover, Church of the Holy Mackerel
> Yura A'Swipe', CSB Chief Financial Officer Kentucky
> Assistance for Africa (KASS)>
> The original letter scam spam:
> FROM:BARR, SAMUEL UCHE (ESQ)
> SAMUEL UCHE & ASSOCIATES,
> #30 ADISA BASHUA STREET,
> SURULERE, LAGOS - NIGERIA.
> Dear sir,
> I am Barrister SAMUEL UCHE , a Solicitor. I am the
> Personal Attorney and Legal Representative to "Mr.
> Larry Val", a national of your country, who used to
> work with Shell Oil Development Company in Nigeria.
> On the 21st of April 1999, my client, his wife and
> their three children were involved in a car accident
> along Abuja Express Road. Unfortunately, they all lost
> their lives in the event of the accident. Since then,
> I have made several enquiries to your Embassy to
> locate any of my client's extended relatives, this has
> also proved unsuccessful.
> After these several unsuccessful attempts, I decided
> to trace his relatives over the Internet to locate any
> member of his family but of no avail, hence, I
> contacted you to assist in repartrating the money left
> behind by my client in a Security Company here in
> Particularly, the Security Company where the deceased
> deposited the two trunk boxes containing $10
> Million(TEN Million United States Dollars Only) does
> not know the content of the two trunk boxes deposited
> with them.
> Consequently, the Security Company issued me a notice
> to provide the Next-of-Kin to claim the two trunk
> boxes in their custody within the next ten official
> working days.
> Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the
> relatives for over 2 years now, I seek your consent to
> present you as the next-of-kin of the deceased to
> claim the two trunk boxes since you are from the same
> country so that the two trunk boxes can be delivered
> to you by the security company.
> Upon receipt of the two trunk boxes, I will come over
> to your country to meet with you for the disbursment
> of the fund, and then you and me can share the money.
> 60% to me and 40% to you. I have all necessary legal
> documents that can back up any claim we may make with
> the Security Company.
> All I require is your honest co-operation to enable us
> see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be
> executed under a legitimate arrangement that will
> protect you from any breach of the law.
> Please get in touch with me by my secured and
> confidential e-mail address at
> Best regards
> Barrister SAMUEL UCHE (Esq).plz contact me on my
> personal phone
> mumber:2341-802328637e-mailaddress:[email protected]
> or [email protected].
> POSTSCRIPT: Please indicate your telephone and fax
> number for further discussion/clarification
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